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Career Opportunity at COSTI

Career Opportunity at COSTI

LINC Level 2/3 Instructor

COSTI REQUIRES A LINC LEVEL 2/3 INSTRUCTOR FOR ITS
NORTH YORK LOCATION

Duties:

  • Design, implement and instruct English as a Second Language classes in a LINC program.
  • Design PBLA based module plans as well as daily lesson plans following the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012 ESL for Levels 2/3
  • Conduct on-going needs assessments with learners, assist them to set learning goals and develop lessons accordingly.
  • Design assessment tasks for on-going evaluation of learner’s progress based on the Canadian Language Benchmarks and PBLA guidelines.
  • Assist learners in organizing and updating the PBLA Language Companions (learner portfolios) as evidence of their learning progress.
  • Prepare learner’s conference summary and progress reports. Conduct one-on-one interviews with learners to provide feedback on learning progress.
  • Provide computer-assisted instruction using language learning software and MS Office programs where appropriate. Integrate online resources and delivery tools such as LearnIT2Teach in a blended training approach.
  • Maintain attendance records and other documentation as required.
  • Organize special events to enhance learners’ participation and cultural experience.
  • Qualifications:

  • TESL certificate from an accredited institution recognized by TESL Ontario.
  • Valid certification by TESL Ontario.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience teaching English as a Second Language to adult newcomers. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in teaching Literacy.
  • In depth understanding of and experience using the Revised Canadian Language Benchmarks 2012, the LINC Curriculum Guidelines and Canadian Language Benchmarks
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have completed LearnIT2Teach Stage 2.
  • Experience providing adult instruction using software associated with the LINC Program (i.e., Ellis, Clarity and Explore Canada) as well as Microsoft Word, Excel, Email and the Internet.
  • Ability to adapt teaching methodology to the needs/skill levels of individual learners.
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of adult immigrants and refugees.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Location:

    North York Centre - Sheridan Mall, 1700 Wilson Ave.,

    Duration of Position:

    Start April 2, 2018

    Starting Salary Range:

    $36.99 per hour

    Posting Date:

    2018-02-09

    Closing Date:

    2018-02-15

    Notes:

    This is a union position scheduled to work 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 2:30 pm) No classes during closure period of July 2, 2018 – September 3, 2018.

    If you are interested, please quote Reference #23-18
    and send your resume with a covering letter to:

    Mr. Michael Politi
    Manager, Staffing and Orientation
    COSTI Immigrant Services
    1710 Dufferin Street
    Toronto, Ontario M6E 3P2
    Email: resumes@costi.org
    Fax: 416.658.8537

    "We thank all applicants for their interest in COSTI. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please."

    COSTI encourages applications from individuals reflecting the diversity of our community. COSTI is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and when requested, will make reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities during the recruitment and assessment processes when filling positions.